BasharOfTheAges wrote:it's almost ridiculous to expect that a single script will ever work for more than one source.
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Is the script for 95% of non-upscaled animu BDs, really.
Which brings me to the next point. Not filtering is often better than filtering, especially if one does not really know how to.
Throw awarpsharp and deen out of your plugins folder, they are cancer and should only be used by those that do know how and when to properly use them (and the way you're calling them plus the sources you've listed make me doubt you do). Sorry if I sound like an ass when I say this, but I've saw those filters ruin way too many sources for no reason at all, me being a culprit of this too in the past, so I'd rather not leave them around if possible.
Tweak isn't meant to be used like that, too.
If you want to increase the contrast you can do that in your NLE, because it's meant to be an effect in anything. Rather, do check that you are using the correct levels and matrix when working with your sources.
As I think the guide says, TV Levels (aka what all your animu sources will be in barring mastering fails) means luma is 16-235 and chroma is 16-240 instead of the full 0-255 range.
What does this mean? Well, it means that if the conversion to rgb is done with the wrong levels, you'll be getting a dark grey instead of black and a light grey instead of white. Which does sound like a possible reason for the lighter colours you lament.
As for the "too grainy," I'll just say that grain and noise are different things, and grain itself isn't necessarily a bad thing, and don't ever listen to whatever the old guide ever said about "light noise" or whatever it was while referring to dithering, because dithering is good for you unless you like your sources to look like a banded mess. In the newer guide it's actually corrected as it shows a somewhat light noise as an example instead of just dithering like in the azu example of the avtechbeta.
Last but not least, I suggest you to switch from decomb to tivtc for your IVTC needs, since the latter is much better than the former at automatic IVTC.